Big Data Industry Leaders Conference – Sep 12, 2013

Speakers

Ted Dunning

Ted Dunning

MapR
Derek Schueren

Derek Schueren

Recommind
Donald Farmer

Donald Farmer

QlikTech
Charles Zedlewski

Charles Zedlewski

Cloudera
Sanjay Mehta

Sanjay Mehta

Splunk
Bill Long

Bill Long

Discern Advisors
Dave Feinleib

Dave Feinleib

Big Data Landscape

Featured companies

Cloudera

Cloudera, the commercial Hadoop company, develops and distributes Hadoop, the open source software that powers the data processing engines of the world’s largest and most popular web sites. Founded by leading experts on big data from Facebook, Google, Oracle and Yahoo, Cloudera’s mission is to bring the power of Hadoop, MapReduce, and distributed storage to companies of all sizes in the enterprise, Internet and government sectors.  Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Cloudera has financial backing from Accel Partners, Greylock Partners and angel investors who include Diane Greene (former CEO of VMware), Marten Mickos (former CEO of MySQL), and Jeff Weiner (CEO of LinkedIn). Cloudera’s advisors include the founders of the Hadoop project, Doug Cutting and Mike Cafarella.

http://www.crunchbase.com/company/cloudera#ixzz2WboGupwk
MapR

MapR delivers on the promise of Hadoop, making Big Data management and analysis a reality for more business users. The award-winning MapR Distribution brings unprecedented dependability, speed, and ease-of-use to Hadoop. Providing unparalleled data protection and business continuity, MapR enables customers to harness the power of Big Data analytics. The company is headquartered in San Jose, CA. Investors include Lightspeed Venture Partners, NEA and Redpoint Ventures. Download the latest MapR Distribution for Apache Hadoop.

http://www.crunchbase.com/company/mapr-technologies#ixzz2WbqxuPm0
QlikView

QlikTech (NASDAQ: QLIK) is a leader in Business Discovery—user-driven Business Intelligence (BI). Its QlikView Business Discovery solution bridges the gap between traditional BI solutions and inadequate spreadsheet applications. The in-memory associative search technology QlikTech pioneered created the self-service BI category, allowing users to explore information freely rather than being confined to a predefined path of questions. Appropriate from SMB to the largest global enterprise, QlikView’s self-service analysis can be deployed with data governance in days or weeks. The QlikView Business Discovery platform’s app-driven model works with existing BI solutions, offering an immersive mobile and social, collaborative experience. Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, QlikTech has offices around the world serving approximately 28,000 customers in over 100 countries.

http://www.qlikview.com
Recommind

Recommind’s software  understands the meaning of unstructured information using machine learning and human input at big data scale.  It automatically and intelligently organizes and manages data, enabling the analysis of large volumes of information across multiple sources and greatly improving efficiency in industries from legal, to financial services, energy and healthcare.

http://www.crunchbase.com/company/recommind
Splunk

Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK) provides the engine for machine data™. Splunk® software collects, indexes and harnesses the machine-generated big data coming from the websites, applications, servers, networks, sensors and mobile devices that power business. Splunk software enables organizations to monitor, search, analyze, visualize and act on massive streams of real-time and historical machine data. 5,600 enterprises, universities, government agencies and service providers in over 90 countries use Splunk Enterprise to gain Operational Intelligence that deepens business and customer understanding, improves service and uptime, reduces cost and mitigates cybersecurity risk. Splunk Storm®, a cloud-based subscription service, is used by organizations developing and running applications in the cloud. To learn more, please visit www.splunk.com/company.

http://www.crunchbase.com/company/splunk#ixzz2Wbksf9nQ